Crane Service & Operations Manager

Employer
Swift Temps Ltd
Location
Essex, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Nov 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Crane Service & Operations Manager

Colchester

Great rates of pay are on offer for the right candidate

My client is the UK's largest agricultural & construction dealership, with many different locations across East Anglia and the South East, offering first quality service and support to their customers.

They are looking for an experienced Crane Service & Operations Manager to join the existing team at their successful branch, based in Colchester.

Role Purpose:

You will be responsible for the efficient running of the Crane Service and operations office, covering crane servicing and crane builds.

You will organise and run a workshop for the full fitting of cranes involving calculations and fabrication. Supporting sales in a technical capacity will also be included. You will manage customer relations and the departmental profitability, whilst maintaining effective and accurate communications between management, customers and technicians.

Essential Skills/Experience:

* Knowledge of General engineering/steel fabrication, HGV Body building and hydraulics would be advantageous

* Crane and HGV knowledge would be advantageous

* Previous management experience or supervisory is desirable in a workshop environment

* Familiarity of profit/loss management and reporting

* Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal diplomatically with customers during busy periods both verbal and written

* Can remain calm under pressure

* Be organized and have the ability to multitask efficiently

* Can deal with staff related matters confidently and in line with company procedures

* Proactive and methodical in approach to problem solving

* Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the business

* Act with discretion when dealing with matters of a confidential nature

* Ability to manage customer expectations without over committing

* Able to work alone and on your own initiative

* Maintain a good general level of health and fitness

* Good general appearance as customer facing role

Additional Information

Start Date: Immediate, subject to successful candidates notice period

Location: Colchester, CO2

Hours: 42.5hrs per week, 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (1hr unpaid lunch) Additional hours required to meet business needs

Term: Permanent, full time, salaried

Salary: Depending on skills and experience, plus company vehicle, plus profit related bonus

Benefits: 24 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holiday), Company Sick Pay

Scheme, Workplace pension, Staff Discount in Country Stores and Death in Service Cover (2 x salary)

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you then please do not hesitate to apply now
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